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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our hostess was most helpful and welcoming. Our room was both comfortable and charming. The view was interesting with a wonderful range of mountains in the background. We had no idea that Swellendam was such a pretty and interesting place.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Swellendam is a nice place to stay for a stopover. The little city itself has a lot of nice and old buildings with excellent restaurants. The hosts of Flametree gave us a super warm welcome. Well settled rooms and delirious breakfast.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Short, 1 night stay at this pleasant, rustic guest house. Easy to find off the N2 and only 5 mins or so stroll to the main street in town. Received a genuine and warm welcome and advice about getting our bearings. Good breakfast outside in the garden with entertainment provided by the Jack Russell puppy - you can't beat that...

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Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an amazing stay! Thank you so much, I can definately recommend it!! Everything was clean and the the breakfast was also perfect. It was very familar,and we liked it like that. It is a quit place, but there are some great restaurant around there.

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really friendly people. Nice room, if a bit basic, but nice and clean. Shower cubicle nice and large, but shower not great. Really nice breakfast, pre-ordered, not a buffet. Easy to be disturbed by other guests, due to the proximity of breakfast area to the rooms. Would still highly recommend this place.

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Fish Hoek, South Africa
Reviewed 28 October 2016

just a little remark - after my shower had I spotted slow a water leak possibly from under glass partition of shower cubicle, it came up on the floor under wash basin in the same bathroom but I forgotten to tell this to Danel when I left very early in the morning, sorry for that, otherwise I will always have...

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Flame012, Owner at Flametree Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback . Will have a look at the shower.

Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The guesthouse is located right in town and close by attractions. We stayed in 3 rooms at Flametree for a night and were warmly greeted by Danel with her cheerful and friendly smiles despite the rain outside. Rooms were well decorated and furnished with distinctive names of Love, Hope and Joy, for the ones we stayed. The friendliness of Danel...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We came in a bit late. But that didn't take away from the warm welcome that we got. Everything went really smooth and we could choose what we wanted for breakfast the next morning, which she cooked herself. So lovely. The rooms were super clean and really nicely decorated. Would definitely recommend going here if you pass

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Flame012, Owner at Flametree Guesthouse, responded to this review

What a lovely review. Thank you very much

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We found the hosts, Conrad and Danel, very welcoming and friendly. The room was clean and had everything we required to make our stay extremely comfortable. We can definitely recommend this guesthouse and we look forward to our next weekend there.

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Flame012, Owner at Flametree Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for this review . we are glad you enjoyed your stay and appreciate the feedback

Johannesburg
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Our hosts were extremely friendly and hospitable, even inviting us into their private lounge to watch a rugby match on TV (there are TVs in the rooms too). The breakfasts were excellent and our room, although a bit on the small side, was well appointed and clean. I will definitely recommend the Flame Tree B&B and will return there myself....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Flametree Guesthouse

Address: 12 Somerset Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: $53 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Flametree Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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